Tech Tips


Use HistoryPin to See the World

by Barbara J. Feldman November 1, 2011

HistoryPin is a Google Maps mashup that allows visitors to pin historic photos on a map and to view photos across locations and dates. The site offers a video introduction and tours of some of the best content. For more details on using the site, read The Internet Patrol.

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How to Use Google’s Search by Image

by Barbara J. Feldman July 5, 2011

Identifying a mystery celebrity in a photo, or finding websites that have stolen your copyrighted images has gotten a whole lot easier with Google’s Search by Image. Images can be dragged and dropped, uploaded, specified by URL, or (with a Chrome or Firefox extension) simply right-clicked. To see Dave Taylor ID a mysterious blonde, read […]

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Facebook Offers New Layout Option

by Barbara J. Feldman January 12, 2011

Facebook introduced a new profile page layout as a user option a few weeks ago. This new layout includes a horizontal grid of five photo thumbnails, flanked, on the left, by a profile picture. Inspired by French artist Alexandre Oudin, more and more Facebook users are experimenting with clever juxtapositions of these thumbnails. Check out […]

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Google Announces WebP

by Barbara J. Feldman October 13, 2010

WebP (pronounced “weppy”) is a new open-source image format, designed by Google, that uses a compression algorithm that produces smaller files than currently popular formats such as JPG and PNG. And smaller image files mean faster loading web pages. Hooray! In order for WebP to take off, however, browsers and graphics software would have to […]

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Andy-Warhol-Up Your Photographs

by Barbara J. Feldman June 16, 2010

Today’s Photoshop tip from Melissa Clifton is for fans of pop artist Andy Warhol. Her Andy-Warhol-Up Your Photographs is a tutorial for beginner to intermediate Photoshop users who want to turn a plain photograph into a colorful piece of art.

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Adobe Photoshop Celebrates 20 Years

by Barbara J. Feldman March 3, 2010

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of the Adobe Photoshop. In the last twenty years, “shopped” has come to mean manipulated with an image editor, and “photoshop” is sometimes used as a verb. Here on Adobe TV, is a television snippet that explores Photoshop’s early years.

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